This page contains details of the meetings of our Area Groups, other HMRS meetings and our participation in events organised by others.
A start has been made with publishing meeting reports here.
For directions and how to contact the Area Group Organiser go to the Area Groups page.
Mon. 5 November 18:30 for 19:00
London Area Group; 2 short talks - the GW&LNWR Joint Lines Minsterley Branch in Shropshire and a Holiday in North Devon during the last summer of Southern steam, Alan Rhodes.
Thu. 8 November 19:40 for 20:10
Sussex Area Group; The Cullum Collection Part 1 Southern scenes 1946-48, Mike King.
Sat. 24 November 14:00 for 14:30
Bristol Area Group; Philip Kelley 60 years of Railway Photography.
Wed. 28 November 18:30
Bletchley Area Group; An evening of discussion and viewing members’ current modelling projects. There will also be some layouts to run things on as well. Note we meet from 18:30.
Fri. 30 November 19:30 for 20:00
Essex Area group; Brass horses for model courses and searchlights at Abbey Street, Jas Millham.
Mon. 3 December 18:30 for 19:00
London Area Group; Members' evening and mince pies, members of the group will give a 20 minute talk on a subject of interest to them.
Thu. 13 December 19:40 for 20:10
Sussex Area Group;William Robert Galbraith (Consulting engineer to the LSWR) Part 2, An illustrated exploration of his work by Keith Goodsell.
Fri. 14 December 19:30 for 20:00
Essex Area group; Christmas DIY meeting at which members are invited to give 10-minute presentations concerning recent modelling or research. Some festive victuals will be available in addition to the usual tea and biscuits.
Sat. 15 December 14:00 for 14:30
Bristol Area Group; Christmas Social Bring your own mince pies etc.
Fri. 25 January 19:30 for 20:00
Essex Area group; Official LSWR photographs, Nick Pomfret.
Sat. 26 January 14:00 for 14:30
Bristol Area Group; Members Presentations.
Wed. 30 January 19:30
Bletchley Area Group; Cambridge Part 3, David Scudamore.
Fri. 22 February 19:30 for 20:00
Essex Area group; GER Claud Hamilton, Lyn Brooks.
Sat. 23 February 14:00 for 14:30
Bristol Area Group; Alan Jarvis Photos of 1964-1965.
Wed. 27 February 19:30
Bletchley Area Group; "Three blind mice!" First 'Some near and some afar'; second 'Scrumbling model carriage sides for teak effect' and third 'Bassett Lowke - a postcard adventure'.
Fri. 22 March 19:30 for 20:00
Essex Area group; GWR Brown Vehicles, Roger Saunders.
Sat. 23 March 14:00 for 14:30
Bristol Area Group; 1948 - a Momentous Year in the Forest, Ian Pope.
Wed. 27 March 19:30
Bletchley Area Group; When travel information had style - slide show of travel posters from the 1840s onwards, Ted Sadler.
Wed. 24 April 19:30
Bletchley Area Group; Wolverton Works, Phil Marsh.
Fri. 26 April 19:30 for 20:00
Essex Area group; Gauge 0 Guild DVDs, Dan Glading.
Sat. 27 April 14:00 for 14:30
Bristol Area Group; Chris Youett annual visit.
Fri. 17 May 19:30 for 20:00
Essex Area group; Sir Charles Hutton Gregory, Jem Harrison.
Sat. 25 May 14:00 for 14:30
Bristol Area Group; Gauge 0 Guild DVDs (Bank Holiday Weekend).
Wed. 29 May 19:30
Bletchley Area Group; To be confirmed.